5. Configuring the Platform

5.1. Setting up the Mail Server

The mail server that is used for system e-mails can be configured as follows:

  1. Select Mailserver (category Configuration) in the menu panel.

  2. Enter the URL of the mail server in the input box Mailserver (see Fig. 5.1).

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    Fig. 5.1 Setting up a mail server

  3. Enter the used port in the input box Port.

    Note

    The port 25/tcp must not be used.

  4. Define the e-mail address that should be used as the sender of the system e-mails in the input box Mail from.

  5. Define the e-mail address that should be used for receiving e-mails, e.g., host validation requests, in the input box Administrative Mail.

  6. Optional: activate the checkbox Authentication and enter the credentials for authenticating on the mail server.

  7. Click Test to send a test e-mail.

  8. If the test e-mail is sent and received successfully, click Save.

5.2. Configuring the Own Contact Information

The own contact information can be configured as follows:

  1. Select Contact (category Configuration) in the menu panel.

  2. Enter the contact information in the according input boxes.

  3. Click Save.